They will instinctively chase small animals that they deem prey; so they need to be walked on leash and exercised in a securely fenced area. Far too many Border Terriers have fallen prey to the automobile as a result of their desire to chase and hunt. Training and exercising together builds the bond between you and your dog, and your vigilance is his best protection from his own instincts.
Did You Know?
As a working terrier, the early Border Terrier's value was based on its ability to go after and bolt fox and be a source of vermin control for the farmers of the region.
Borders on the farm in the 18th century were expected to find their own food, so they had to be good hunters to survive.
The formation of the Border Terrier Club was 1920 with the English Kennel Club.
The first registration of the Border Terrier in the United States was 1930.
The Border Terrier has a weather resistant coat with a hard, wiry outercoat and soft undercoat that repels most dirt.
By nature, the Border Terrier is good tempered, affectionate obedient and easily trained.
colors & Markings
Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.
|Description||Desc.||Standard Colors||Std. Colors||Registration Code||Reg. Code|
|Blue & Tan||044|
|Grizzle & Tan||110|
|Black & Red||014|
|Black & Tan||018|
|Red Grizzle & Tan||259|
|Description||Desc.||Standard Markings||Std. Markings||Registration Code||Reg. Code|